Is Merkel kind of a dictator?

In the larger scheme of the World, it’s not hard to certainly say that Angela Merkel has strong dictatorial streak. Much like every other level of German society – authority figures have very high discretionary rights and very little accountability. Not just chancellor (making immigration decision) but also teacher (grading students), landlords (preferentially renting house), or nightclubs (profiling Club goers at entrance). Also, long term chancellors are quite common in Germany. Kohl was chancellor for 16 years. Adenauer 14 years. This doesn’t mean that they are dictators. When they are elected out of office, they go. The comparatively long stays in office have more to do with the German dislike of all changes.

The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

Un Brexit ordenado depende de un partido conservador unido

Demos un paseo por los destartalados pasillos de la historia conservadora: es junio de 1997, y la dirección del partido, desocupada por John Major después de que el deslizamiento del Nuevo Laborismo está siendo disputado, en la segunda vuelta de la carrera, por William Hague, John Redwood y Kenneth Clarke. En un intento desesperado de…